Will Kosling

<a href="/author/will-kosling/"><strong>CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT WILL'S BLOG</strong></a> Will is passionate about Environmental Preservation, music, and athletics. The 11 years he has been a boy scout has given him a strong appreciation for nature and has allowed him to give back to the environment and community through scout-led community service. He played soccer and lacrosse in high school but was unable to play lacrosse his Senior year due to an injury. Aside from these, Will also enjoys jamming on drums, unless someone is home, then he does not get to jam on his drums. Will's goals over the next year are to become fluent in Portuguese as well as create a positive lasting impact on his host family, community, and other fellows.

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When Foreign Cuisines Enter Brazil’s Border

Brazilians have a way of making their food look undeniably brazilian. Whether it’s adding way to much sugar to coffee or putting meat in literally everything, in spite of the fact that it may be a vegetarian dish.                   This dish may look as…

04 June, 2017

the foundation of Brazilian culture

Sitting at the very base of Brazilian culture: food, seemingly simple, yet it has a strong ability to bring people together. Much of Brazil’s cultural diversity derives from it’s  epic diversity of cuisine throughout different regions of the country.         Food in…

04 June, 2017

A Família de meu Coração

It should come as no surprise that one of the largest influences during my bridge year was my Brazilian host family, the Pereira’s. My host family, host parents especially, are a very traditional family who ran a local bakery for the past 24 years.. My…

04 June, 2017

What to do When the Entire Party is Staring at You

In the past few weeks, I have experienced what this terrifying thing called “adulthood” is. Since the last time people gathered in my presence to eat cake and expel their appreciation for my existence upon me, I have been told i am now truly responsible…

15 March, 2017

Learning from Mistakes (Thoughts on Paper)

In the past few weeks, I have experienced what this terrifying thing called “adulthood” is. Since the last time people gathered in my presence to eat cake and expel their appreciation for my existence upon me, I have been told i am now truly responsible…

15 March, 2017

Meditating Inner Peace

As I started to write this blog post, I sat in silence and frustration, resenting my inability to understand my host family, disappointed in myself for learning Portuguese at a slower pace than my peers, and afraid of the emotion and internal conflict I am…

15 March, 2017

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